Political parties

GERB Could Support Kiril Petkov

New parliament - new luck. Old players take on new roles. At this stage, GERB is following the path of the opposition. "We abstained in support of Nikola Minchev as chairman of the National Assembly, because it was the principled position of the group. Whoever was proposed, we would abstain.

"There Is Such a People" to MPs: Let us Offer the Bulgarian Society Real and Tangible Change

Unexpectedly, on behalf of the parliamentary group of "There Is Such a People" Lyubomir Karimanski appeared on the rostrum, although the current parliamentary leader of Slavi Trifonov's party - Toshko Yordanov, is in the plenary hall.

DPS Leader: We Need to Stabilize the Political Process through Dialogue

The Movement for Rights and Freedoms (DPS) will work to restore normalcy in politics. Voters urged the parties to seek maximum agreement to resume dialogue. As in any parliament, there will be ruling and opposition, but constructive political dialogue must be at the heart of the search for the right solution.

İYİ Party criticizes MHP leader over comments on Ankara mayor

İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener on Dec. 1 reacted to Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli over his remarks on Ankara Mayor Mansur Yavaş.

"We have got Yavaş's back; there are people of Ankara," she said, addressing her party's parliamentary group meeting.

Only one MP in favour of SAF development referendum on committee

Ljubljana – An initiative by the opposition Left to call a consultative referendum on a long-term programme for the development of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) was voted down by eight votes to one on the Defence Committee on Tuesday. The vote is not binding on the plenary.

CHP leader demands debt relief for farmers

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Nov. 30 called on the government to take steps to ease the loan pressure on farmers and tradesmen.

"Agricultural Credit Cooperative is choking the farmers with 71 percent interest," Kılıçdaroğlu said, speaking at the CHP's parliamentary group meeting.